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Re: Kenneth Arnold William Rhodes & Maury Island

From: Kathy Kasten <catraja.nul>
Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2012 17:06:51 +0000
Archived: Wed, 11 Apr 2012 08:09:26 -0400
Subject: Re: Kenneth Arnold William Rhodes & Maury Island


>From: Jerome Clark <jkclark.nul>
>To: post.nul
>Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2012 05:25:12 -0500
>Subject: Re: Kenneth Arnold William Rhodes & Maury Island

>>From: Kathy Kasten <catraja.nul>
>>To: <post.nul>
>>Date: Mon, 9 Apr 2012 17:18:53 +0000
>>Subject: Re: Kenneth Arnold William Rhodes & Maury Island

>>>From: Kevin Randle <KRandle993.nul>
>>>To: post.nul
>>>Date: Sun, 8 Apr 2012 17:45:59 -0400 (EDT)
>>>Subject: Re: Kenneth Arnold William Rhodes & Maury Island

<snip>

>Arnold's naivete is painfully obvious even in his own account,
>as I remark when I wrote about Maury Island in the encyclopedia.
>It seems sadly obvious that Arnold himself was so personally
>honest that he simply lacked the necessary cynicism that would
>have protected him from the sociopathic likes of Fred Crisman.
>By the time Sanders spoke with him, Arnold was not thinking
>reasonably because he was caught up in the lies Crisman told.
>Ruppelt says something of the same in his treatment of the
>episode.

>>And, yeah, I was surprised to find out Arnold was investigating
>>Maury Island because he was being paid by Ray Palmer. Wow, who
>>knew.

>Who knew? Well, just about everybody. Arnold wrote about his
>experience as an investigator of Maury Island in the very first
>issue of Fate, published in the spring of 1948. He repeated the
>story in the 1952 book he co-wrote with Ray Palmer. He spoke
>about it at the 1976 Chicago UFO Congress which Fate sponsored.
>Arnold was naive about Palmer, too.

>>My purposes for reading the book was the role Crisman played in
>>the JFK assassination.

>And what role would that be, other than the imaginary, long-
>discredited one?

>Jerry Clark

Exactly, but Thomas was scrupulous enough in his research to
track down Fred Crisman's real (as far as Thomas could
determine) work history. Oh, those sociopathic liars, the tales
they can spin. Crisman was the great grand daddy of them all.
The trouble was his lies seemed to impact events in U.S. and UFO
history.

KK



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